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UI Artist

2019-1298_crt:1580036675461

Dovetail Games

Negotiable

Chatham, United Kingdom

United Kingdom

Programming and Development

ASAP

26/01/2020

26/03/2020

Associate

Permanent | Full Time

No

Overview

At Dovetail Games we are passionate about empowering our people to build beautiful worlds, craft breath-taking games and do the best work of their career to deliver our vision: “By Enthusiasts, For Enthusiasts”.

We have just moved into a brand new river-front studio in the heart of the Historic Dockyard in Kent, UK. We are growing fast, developing our games using cutting-edge technology and delivering these on multiple platforms: PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

We are looking to recruit a UI Artist to help shape the user interfaces within our Unreal Engine 4 simulations. You will work closely with other UI Artists and UI Engineers to assist in the design, creation and implementation of game menu systems and related overlays for in-game features. The successful candidate will be experienced working in a user interface design position in the video games or interactive website creative industries, with good technical abilities, knowledge of the UE4 editor and excellent attention to detail.

Responsibilities

  • Assist the UI team in the creation of UI design bibles, feature mock-ups and screen menu designs
  • Design and create required art assets for use in UI creation
  • Work closely with the Production team, Lead Artist and UI team to create mock-ups and prototypes of UI features
  • Work closely with the Producers, Designers and UI team to design & implement UI features and flow
  • Rapidly iterate upon design implementations to ensure the most intuitive experience is presented to the player
  • Create suitable documentation for internal and external audiences
  • Testing & bug fixing implemented UI screens to ensure high quality deliverables


  • Person Specifications

  • Excellent and proven graphic and information design background
  • Proficient with Adobe CC (Photoshop, Illustrator etc)
  • Experience with Adobe XD beneficial
  • Experience in design / prototyping of motion graphics beneficial (After Effects, Animate CC, etc)
  • Strong Usability Design/Test experience
  • Knowledge and practical use of UE4 and UE4 Blueprints is desirable
  • Experience of working in the games industry beneficial
  • Must be a creative but practical problem solver.
  • Must be resourceful, self-motivated and organised.


  • About Dovetail Games

    We are committed to promoting equal opportunities and diversity, and all applicants will be considered on their merit, qualifications, competence and talent regardless of any protected characteristics.

  • You will have a direct and significant impact on the future of our games
  • You'll experience an environment where you will be challenged but supported
  • We have an industry leading work-life balance
  • We are developing games across multiple platforms using cutting edge technology
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Pension scheme
  • Eye-care vouchers
  • Free parking
  • Free fruit, tea & coffee and a stocked pantry
  • Access to funded fitness events and health checks.
  • Regular social and sporting activities, including charity fundraising .




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